EaP News

March 22, 2019 EU-Ukraine Human Rights Dialogue takes place in Kyiv On 21 March, the EU and Ukraine held a Human Rights Dialogue. It was the fifth meeting since the signature of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in 2014. The event took place in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Both sides reiterated their grave concern over the continuing deterioration of the human rights...
March 22, 2019 Ukraine’s 25 regions lead the way in reforming skills development The Torino Process comes to Ukraine this week. On 21 March, the Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science, Lilia Hrynevych, opened the fifth round of the European Training Foundation’s flagship assessment of progress in skills development at an event in the country’s capital of Kyiv. The event was...
March 22, 2019 “The Wooden Anniversary of Crimean Annexation” – new issue of Disinformation Review This week’s Disinformation Review reflects on the fifth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. Published by the ‘EU vs Disinfo’ website, the review mentions how the disinformation outlets continue to attempt to depict the illegal land-grab as something noble. According...
March 22, 2019 Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU in...
March 21, 2019 EU project supports public consultation for Khrami/Debed River Basin management plan in Georgia On 21 March, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia gathered experts and water stakeholders to seek their views on the future management of the Khrami and Debed river basins. The event is part of public consultations, organised by the Ministry with support from the European...
March 21, 2019 Armenia: EU project supports public consultation for Hrazdan and Sevan basin management Between 12 March and 12 April, the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia is conducting its first public consultation on the water challenges of the river basin district. Organised with support from the European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+ 4 EaP) project...
March 21, 2019 Ukraine: EU water management project to draw attention to state of Dnieper River to mark World Water Day On 22 March, the State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine, together with the European Union Water Initiative Plus (EUWI+), will organise the Open Space World Water Day. The event will engage with local youth on water quality issues related to Dnieper River Basin. During the event, young people will...
March 21, 2019 EU to finance large-scale energy efficiency measures in buildings in Armenia On 18 March 2019, Lawrence Meredith, Director for Neighbourhood East at the European Commission, and representatives of leading International Financing Institutions (IFIs) met with key government Ministers and sector experts in Yerevan. They discussed policy priorities and sustainable investment solutions...
March 21, 2019 Ukraine: EU Advisory Mission conducts pre-election training for police in Odesa This week, the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) conducted a training session for police officers in the Ukrainian city of Odesa on how to deal with violations of electoral law. It was part of the series of trainings in the Odesa region supported by the EUAM and was aimed at over 250 police officers...
March 21, 2019 Fourth Belarusian Entrepreneurship Week taking place in Minsk This week, the Belarusian capital of Minsk is hosting its fourth Entrepreneurship Week. The event started on 18 March and will last until 24 March. It will include roundtable meetings and panel discussions on topical issues related to the business community in Belarus. Participants also have chance to...
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